Top Recommendations for Patients With Eczema

Eczema is characterized by inflammation, barrier defect, blistering, itching, and very dry skin. Eczematous skin can get so dry that it cracks…and then microbial infection can become an additional problem. What to do to keep skin with eczema smooth, happy, and healthy…and steroid free? Let’s start with what not to do. What To Avoid: Harsh soaps; Hot water; Frequent …

Eczema Flare-Up? Here's What To Do…

If you’re noticing a flare coming, try staving it off with a steroid-free soothing balm or anti-inflammatory balm. If you experience a flare-up, follow what your doctor prescribes. First, practice mindfulness. Eczema is an inflammatory condition. Panic and stress can fuel inflammation. Make your first action to practice your calming techniques such as meditation and breathing …

What Causes Eczema?

Eczema causes include… a. Contact dermatitis From… Allergens in skincare and makeup; Clothing, jewelry, eyeglasses, accessories; Phone and computer materials and protective cases; Flowers, plants, and fruits; Insecticides, dishwashing liquids, laundry detergents, house cleaning solutions; Airborne allergens from perfumes, room sprays, even vaping. There are many more common contact allergens than you might think. This is why …

What Is Eczema?

Eczema is… …not any “sensitive skin.” Eczema is a general term for atopic dermatitis, which is the inflammation in the upper dermis of the skin. This inflammation brings about “edema,” which is swelling from fluid retention. The fluid then moves upwards to the epidermis (the skin’s topmost layer), collects in between cells, and eventually becomes fluid-filled “bubbles” …

What Was Meant To Help You May Hurt You—Ease Up On The Topical Steroids

It’s a cruel irony: steroids intended to calm extreme itching and inflammation may cause them… …and other, more serious problems. Topical steroids can be necessary and incredibly effective at easing the itch and inflammation of very bad flare-ups or allergic reactions. But use with caution. Some steroids are top allergens (Corticosteroids were the American Contact …

Can't Calm Rosacea? #candew!

Can’t make a moisturizer for ĂĽber sensitive skin? #candew! 25% of women who have rosacea associate their skin irritation with the use of moisturizers.* Red Better Daily Therapy Moisturizer isn’t only ultra-gentle (sans all 76 common allergens) but also features specific therapeutic benefits like anti-cathelicidins,** anti-inflammatories and antioxidants (all important for rosacea management) and anti-microbials to target …

Put Angry Skin On "N-ice"

As Magical As Elsa …without the angst Rashes, redness, flare-ups…we need a powerful hero to put inflamed skin on ice. Red Better Flare-Up Balm has zero allergens, irritants, or long-term health risks, making it far less dangerous than steroids (and our favorite snow queen’s famous temper). On chronic redness and hyperreactive conditions, powerful antimicrobials protect against Demodex …